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  1. Norway and Russia clash over trawler

    Fishupdate.com - Companies 05.24 / 22:46 fishupdate.com
    NORWAY and Russia are locked in a diplomatic stand-off over the detention of a Norwegian prawn trawler. The Russians are demanding bail of NOK 90 million (around £8.5 million) for the release of the vessel, the Remøy, which is now being held in the naval port of Murmansk. She has a crew of 17, including 15 Norwegians and two Faroese. […] The post Norway and Russia clash over trawler appeared first on FISHup…
  2. U.S., Russia Calls Increase to Avoid Air Mishaps in Syria

    Hamodia.com - World 05.24 / 22:45 hamodia.com
    A senior American Air Force commander says daily U.S. military phone calls with Russia have increased as the two countries work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies… Read more » The post U.S., Russia Calls Increase to Avoid Air Mishaps in Syria appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Russia Urges Caution on U.S. Plan for Safe Zones in Syria Russia Criticizes U.S. Refusal to Rule Out Syria No-Fly Zone U.S. and Russia Seek to Salvage Truce; Syria…
  3. Former Trump campaign chairman submits Russia-related documents to intelligence panels

    More than 300 pages from Paul Manafort include calendar entries, memos and speech drafts, according to people familiar with the…
  4. Gather the facts before jumping to conclusions on Trump and Russia

    It's not enough to judge. The public must be convinced the judgment is…
  5. Russia picks 'bull terrier' as new ambassador to US

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com
    Can the extensive experience of Russian ambassador-in-waiting Anatoly Antonov, who has played an instrumental role in Moscow's policies across the Middle East, overcome controversy in Washington to pave the way for…
  6. NATO avoiding the whole Russia thing to curry Trump’s favor

    Deathandtaxesmag.com - World 05.24 / 21:46 deathandtaxesmag.com
    Officials just want POTUS to commit to defending NATO…
  7. Democrats demand Deutsche Bank disclose information on Trump and Russia

    Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 05.24 / 21:42 gantdaily.com
    Deutsche Bank, which was hit in January with $630 million in penalties over an alleged Russian money-laundering scheme, is in the crosshairs of Democrats looking into the bank’s ties to President Trump. The lawmakers want the German bank, which has made loans to Trump’s businesses, to release any internal reviews it may have conducted into…
  8. Russia set to reclaim a seat on the FIFA Council

    USAToday-Soccer 05.24 / 21:29 usatoday.com
    Russia is set to reclaim the spot on the FIFA Council stripped from by the country's deputy prime…
  9. Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Drills: Moscow Says Not In Sensitive Areas

    Jagran.com - Europe 05.24 / 21:29 jagran.com
    New Delhi/Islamabad: Russian troops on Friday landed in Pakistan for the first joint military exercises. Moscow denied the drills were being held in sensitive…
  10. Democrats demand Deutsche Bank disclose information on Trump and Russia

    CNNMoney - Economy 05.24 / 21:28 money.cnn.com
    Deutsche Bank, which was hit in January with $630 million in penalties over an alleged Russian money-laundering scheme, is in the crosshairs of Democrats looking into the bank's ties to President…
  11. Former Trump campaign adviser Page to testify in Russia probe on June 6 - ABC News

    Thestar.com.my - World 05.24 / 21:17 thestar.com.my
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will testify on June 6 before a House committee investigating alleged efforts by Russia to influence the U.S. election, ABC News reported on…
  12. Gowdy Butts Heads With Former CIA Director On Trump-Russia Case

    Everyjoe.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 21:16 everyjoe.com
    There was a showdown between Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and former CIA Director John Brennan during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday dedicated to gleaning whether there is any evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, … More » The post Gowdy Butts Heads With Former CIA Director On Trump-Russia Case appeared first on E…
  13. Mnuchin vows more sanctions against Iran, Syria, North Korea and Shaheen wants more sanctions on Russia

    Sott.net - World 05.24 / 21:10 sott.net
    The United States will continue to use all possible options to apply additional sanctions on Iran, Syria, and North Korea to ensure the nation's safety, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a congressional hearing on Wednesday. "In the case of Iran, there is no question the sanctions is what brought them to the table...We will use everything within our power to put additional sanctions on Iran, Syria, and North Korea to protect American lives. And I can assure you it is the big focus…
  14. Pentagon dusts off old tactic for 'sowing discord' in Russia

    Sott.net - World 05.24 / 21:10 sott.net
    The Pentagon ostensibly plans to provide Russian language courses to the United States National Guard in an effort to fuel internal divisions in the country, political analyst Araik Stepanyan told Radio Sputnik, adding that such training is not a "novel phenomenon." "In the late 1980s, the United States trained experts on Soviet Republics, including Armenia, Georgia and the Baltic states, who were tasked with 'undermining' the Soviet Union. They are currently doing the same with regard to…
  15. US warhawks beware: Russia now strategically on par with NATO

    Sott.net - World 05.24 / 21:10 sott.net
    To the apparent disappointment of NATO hawks, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the Russian Armed Forces have reached strategic parity with the alliance. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, military expert Viktor Baranets shed light on the Russian defense program. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States; according to Russian…
  16. Why did Russia become such a big issue only after November? In part because of who won.

    It came up before the election, but Trump's win made it much more…
  17. Russia might have provoked Comey's controversial announcement about the Clinton email probe with a fake intelligence rep

    Theweek.com - US 05.24 / 20:30 theweek.com
    A Russian intelligence document written off by many in the FBI as untrustworthy might have spurred then-Director James Comey to make his infamous public announcement about the Hillary Clinton email investigation last summer, The Washington Post reports. Last July, Comey announced he would not recommend charges against Clinton related to the probe into her use of a private email server, without first notifying the Justice Department. The Russian document "mentioned a supposed email…
  18. ‘NATO had to get with it’: Russia will not be an agenda item at NATO summit to please Trump

    Rawstory.com - U.S. 05.24 / 19:54 rawstory.com
    As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization readies itself to meet President Donald Trump at their summit in Brussels this week, one common agenda item is conspicuously absent: Russia. According to a report by BuzzFeed News, Russia will not be on the agenda at this year’s alliance meeting…
  19. Rosenstein, Mueller and the Russia-Trump special investigation - The Deep State's regime change tactics in the US

    Sott.net - World 05.24 / 19:08 sott.net
    Let's say you own a big US corporation but need help managing your domestic accounts. So you hire a bright, young man named Bruno who just graduated from Harvard Business School with a Masters in corporate finance. And the first day on the job, you discover that Bruno has secretly employed a private detective who has obtained subpoena power to dig through all of your business accounts, all your investments past and present, all your taxes going back decades, and any personal transactions…
  20. No holds barred: Washington’s media-bureaucracy barrage Trump on Russia meeting

    Worldtribune.com - Russia 05.24 / 19:03 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2017 Despite admitting that it is unlikely laws were broken, or that any information was revealed that was not already known, The Washington Post and major D.C. media have gone full-throttle with multiple identical reports that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russia’s foreign minister and ambassador. “As president, […